Peugeot

  • 2017 Peugeot 3008

    We already knew that the French brand Peugeot will once again be sold on U.S. shores after exiting the market in 1991. Now we know more about how the French company plans to tackle operations on these shores thanks to a Tuesday report from Automotive News Europe (subscription required). The Peugeot brand's CEO Jean-Phillipe Imparato said he would detail plans for the U.S. return next year, but shared it will focus on the compact and mid-size segments in the U.S. He specifically noted feedback on the 3008 crossover was "super," especially with consumers in California. Test groups appreciated...

  • Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
    Peugeot calls out VW, says its Pikes Peak record is slow

    French brand Peugeot has fired shots at the current Pikes Peak record holder, Volkswagen. Peugeot believes it can overtake the German brand and set a quicker time at the famed hill climb. Yet, it appears said shots were blank shells because Peugeot doesn't actually have any plans to take the record...

  • 2018 Peugeot 508
    Pull out your berets as Peugeot is returning to US

    Peugeot will return to the United States and Canada in the next decade, parent company PSA Group announced Tuesday. The announcement was made at a conference outlining PSA's overwhelmingly positive financial results for 2018, which included sales of 3.88 million vehicles and a net profit of $3.7...

  • Peugeot 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered concept
    Peugeot previews performance hybrid lineup with 508 sport sedan concept

    French automaker Peugeot last October announced plans to launch a new range of high-performance plug-in hybrid vehicles starting from 2020. The cars, to be developed with the Peugeot Sport motorsport department, form a key part of Peugeot's overall strategy to transition to an electrified lineup...

  • Peugeot 308 R Hybrid concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show
    Peugeot will launch electrified performance cars from 2020

    French automaker Peugeot on Friday announced plans to launch a new range of high-performance plug-in hybrid vehicles starting from 2020. The cars form a key part of Peugeot's overall strategy to transition to an electrified lineup, and will be developed with the Peugeot Sport motorsport department...

  • Peugeot E-Legend Concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    Peugeot e-Legend concept is a modern take on the iconic 504

    Peugeot has taken a dive into its past in order to find inspiration for its future. The e-Legend concept is a self-driving coupe designed as a fresh take on the French marque's brilliant 504. There are no inline-4 diesels or gas-swilling V-6 engines to be found here, however, as the e-Legend is an...

  • 2018 Peugeot 508 SW

    Peugeot's new 508 is one of the best designed offerings in the mid-size sedan segment, and it's just spawned an equally handsome wagon variant that's set to debut in October at the 2018 Paris auto show. The wagon variant of the 508 line is known as an SW, and it comes with a sleek design boasting muscular proportions, clean surfaces, LED headlights and frameless windows. There's also close to 63 cubic feet of storage with the rear seats folded flat. Access to the cargo hold is via an automatic tailgate. The interior adds to the quality and style of the car while also being practical and...

  • Armored Peugeot 205 GTI
    This armored Peugeot 205 is the safest hot hatch in the world

    The Peugeot 205 GTI never arrived to battle the Volkswagen Golf GTI on our shores. That's a shame because the ensuing hot hatch shootouts could've been the stuff of legend. Were it our money, we'd track down the 205 T16 model with its race-ready upgrades. There's another version that's recently...

  • 2018 Peugeot 508
    Peugeot 508 strikes a chord with impressive design

    New car shoppers may prefer SUVs over sedans right now but we're glad no one told Peugeot because the French automaker has just unveiled a stunner of a design for its new 508. The current generation of the mid-size sedan dates back to 2010 and is really starting to show its age against newer rivals...

  • PSA Peugeot Citroën logo
    Maker of Opel and Peugeot cars picks Atlanta for US headquarters

    France's PSA Group, the maker of Citroën, DS, Peugeot, and now also Opel cars, has a mission to sell cars in the United States, though the automaker, which is Europe's second biggest by volume, isn't rushing things. It has a decade-long plan split up into three phases, and right now we're only...

  • Peugeot wins 2018 Dakar rally
    Peugeot wins 2018 Dakar Rally, its final competition

    Following Peugeot's 2017 1-2-3 finish at the Dakar Rally, the marque secured an overall win at the 2018 race, which concluded on January 20th. It also marked the brand's third straight win in the treacherous off-road competition. The victory allowed Peugeot to go out on a high note as the brand is...

  • Peugeot L750 R Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Peugeot reveals L750 R Hybrid racecar for "Gran Turismo Sport"

    The "Gran Turismo" series transcended the digital world after creator Kazunori Yamauchi debuted the Vision Gran Turismo program. The initiative, originally announced in 2013 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the popular racing sim, challenged automakers to create their vision of the ultimate...

  • 2018 Peugeot 508 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    French automaker Peugeot is out testing a new generation of its 508 sedan. The current model made its debut in 2010 so is about due for a redesign. The 508 is Peugeot’s rival to mid-size family sedans like the Ford Fusion, Opel Insignia and Volkswagen Passat, and like those rivals it also offers a wagon option. The current model isn’t particularly appealing but this new generation, though heavily camouflaged, appears to be a sleek and well-proportioned sedan. Underneath the covers should be a design reminiscent of Peugeot’s handsome Exalt concept unveiled at the 2014 Beijing...

  • Peugot 106 Turbo
    This 500-horsepower Peugeot 106 is awesome, horrible

    The humble Peugeot 106 makes a paltry 118 horsepower in its most vicious trim. This one makes 500, all thrashing through what began life as a stock 1.6-liter inline-4. Built to take on time attack events, the car has abandoned all of its former life as a commuter. There's a massive turbo sticking...

  • nuTonomy self-driving prototype based on the Peugeot 3008
    nuTonomy to use Peugeot 3008 for self-driving car fleet

    Last summer, an American startup by the name of nuTonomy made headlines following the launch of the world’s first taxi service implementing a fleet of self-driving cars. Albeit a trial only, the service, which covered a few streets in Singapore, provided an early look at a likely future where...

  • PSA Peugeot Citroën logo
    Maker of Peugeot and Citroën cars establishes North American ops

    French automaker PSA Group only last month agreed to purchase Opel from General Motors. The automaker has also got around to establishing PSA North America, with former TrueCar and Nissan executive Larry Dominique put in charge of the new operation. But PSA isn’t ready just yet to establish a...

  • Peugeot Instinct concept, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Peugeot Instinct concept previews hybrid, self-driving technologies

    Peugeot is providing a glimpse of its vision of the automotive future with the Instinct concept unveiled at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. It was later presented at the 2017 Geneva auto show. Peugeot, part of French auto giant PSA Group, sees self-driving capability as being a...

  • 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport
    GM sells Opel to France’s PSA Group

    General Motors confirmed on Monday that it has reached an agreement to sell its struggling European division Opel to French auto giant PSA Group, the parent of French brands Citroën, DS and Peugeot. The deal, which is valued at 2.2 billion euros (approximately $2.33 billion), will see PSA...

  • 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport

    General Motors has confirmed it’s in talks with PSA Group over a number of strategic issues, one of which is the sale of its European subsidiary Opel. PSA controls French brands Citroën, DS and Peugeot and is partially owned by the French government and state-owned Chinese automaker Dongfeng. GM and PSA have collaborated on a number of projects since 2012 and at one point were close to forming an alliance. The two have also shared manufacturing facilities and technologies, including whole vehicle platforms. Citing a source familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that GM is...

  • 2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR in the Dakar rally
    1-2-3 finish for Peugeot in 2017 Dakar rally

    Peugeot’s new 3008 DKR has established itself as the undisputed king of the 2017 Dakar rally. The rugged machine scored a one-two-three finish in the grueling 5,600-mile trek through Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina. On top was the talented Stéphane Peterhansel who now has 13 Dakar...

  • 2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR
    Peugeot to present 2017 Dakar rally contender in Paris

    The Dakar rally may no longer kick off in Paris but in a way the French capital is linked with the 2017 rally. Peugeot will use the 2016 Paris auto show to present its 2017 3008 DKR, which will be competing in the 2017 Dakar rally. The 3008 DKR features a design derived from the latest 3008 SUV...

  • PSA Peugeot Citroën logo
    Maker of Peugeot and Citroën cars confirms LA car-sharing service

    PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares on Monday confirmed the French auto giant will launch a car-sharing service in Los Angeles and possibly more cities in the United States. PSA, which represents brands Peugeot, DS and Citroën, will work with fellow French firm Bollore to launch the service. Bollore...

  • 1984 PEUGEOT 205 T16 pops up for sale
    Live your Group B fantasies with this 1984 Peugeot 205 T16

    Homologation is a wonderful thing. It's what brings us street-legal, near race-spec versions of some of our favorite icons of motorsports. Today's example is no different, and it hails from the legendary Group B era of rally racing. The car is a 1984 Peugeot 205 T16. It's amazing. It's for sale...

  • 1989 Peugeot 205 GTI
    1989 Peugeot 205 GTI achieves record price at classic car auction

    Peugeot’s 205 GTI is a 1980s-era hero. Regarded as one of the best hot hatches ever built, the cars dominated not only on the road but also in rally competition, including in top-level Group B events. Peugeot 205 GTIs in good condition are highly sought, which is why it comes as little...

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